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Dan Mead is president and chief executive officer of Verizon Wireless, provider of the nation's largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network.
Verizon Wireless is the largest wireless company in the United States.

Before assuming his current position in 2010, Mead served as chief operating officer at Verizon Wireless.

Previously, Mead was president of Verizon Telecom, an organization of more than 70,000 employees delivering telephone, Internet and entertainment services,
including high-speed fiber-optic technology.

In 2005, Mead was named president of Verizon Services Corporation.

Mead was one of the founding senior executives of Verizon Wireless in 2000 and served as president of the company’s Midwest area.

In addition to serving as a member on the Verizon Wireless Board of Representatives, Mead is a member of the Board of Directors and an officer of CTIA, the
wireless industry trade association. Also, Mead is on the Board of ISIS, an emerging mobile commerce company.

Mead earned an MBA and a bachelor’s degree in quantitative business analysis and finance from The Pennsylvania State University. The University named
Mead an Alumni Fellow in 2008. Mead also received the Penn State Distinguished Alumni Award, the highest honor given to a graduate by the University, in June

December 2011